Nintendo's big draw at E3 2018 is the annual Smash Bros Invitational, and they have the final roster of participants who will compete for this year's title. Naturally there are talented competitors from around the globe; MkLeo, a Smash Wii U pro from Mexico, Armada, A Melee veteran from Sweden, and Abadango representing Japan are some of the international players. Lucky, Mang0 and Plup will be representing the good old US of A as they hail from California and Florida, respectively. Check out the video below for the full lineup.
REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Who will emerge victorious when eight talented players from around the world compete in the Super Smash Bros. game for the Nintendo Switch system? The world will find out during the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 tournament taking place the same week as the E3 2018 trade show in Los Angeles.
Which of these eight talented players from around the world will emerge victorious in the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 tournament? (Graphic: Business Wire)
In a recently released video, Nintendo revealed a global list of invited players that will compete to see who will reign supreme in the upcoming livestreamed event. The announced lineup of competitors includes:
Each of these players will be playing the Super Smash Bros. game for the Nintendo Switch system for the first time at this event. Anything could happen! There will also be some other invited guests that might be playing Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch. More information will be announced at a later time.
Nintendo’s festivities at E3 kick off with two days of high-level competitive action. On Monday, June 11, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. PT, international teams will ink their way to glory in the opening rounds of the Splatoon 2 World Championship tournament. The finals will take place the following day on Tuesday, June 12, immediately followed by the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 tournament.
The introductory video can be viewed in its entirety by visiting https://e3.nintendo.com.
For more details about Nintendo’s activities at E3, including additional details about the video presentation and Nintendo Treehouse: Live | E3 2018, visit https://e3.nintendo.com.